UPS building new distribution facility in Texas

The United Parcel Service (UPS) has announced the construction of a new package delivery facility in Round Rock, near Austin, TX. It will include new automated sorting systems and will house around 300 UPS delivery vehicles.

The delivery company has said that it will invest more than $70 million on the project.

Craig Wiltz, president of UPS’s Red River District, said of the new project, “This new facility in Round Rock will provide additional pickup and delivery service to UPS customers throughout the area so they can focus on growing their business.”

The building’s footprint will be roughly 225,000 square feet sitting on approximately 50 acres of land. The facility’s team will provide pickup and delivery services to UPS customers in the greater Austin area.

The Round Rock facility is expected to open at the end of 2018.

UPS is investing in existing and new infrastructure as part of its e-commerce led growth plans.